Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology
- Authors: Huisheng Xie, Vanessa Preast
- Publisher: -
- Pages: 632
- Publication Date: 2010-05-17
- ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0813803691
- ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780813803692
Xie's Chinese Veterinary Herbology serves as a practical guide to the theory and application of Chinese into veterinary practices. Divided into three parts, the book covers herbal materia medica used in treating various disorders and diseases, herbal formulas, and the clinical application of treatments. The book also outlines each history, the formulation of herbal recipes, energetic actions, indications and contraindications of each formula, , and clinical and pharmacological studies performed with. This text serves as an invaluable reference to veterinarians looking to expand treatment options.
From the Back Cover
Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) has been practiced for more than 4,000 years, and along with is an important component of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. Veterinarians are increasingly using these treatment methods in a clinical setting, Chinese Veterinary Herbology will serve as a clear, practical guide to the theory and application of CHM into established veterinary practices.
Chinese Veterinary Herbology will be divided into three parts. Part I will address herbal materia medica used in treating various disorders and diseases. Part II will provide 400 herbal formulas used in treating large and small animals. Part III will discuss the clinical application of treatments. Within these sections the authors will also discuss the history of each herb, the basis of formulation of herbal recipes, energetic actions, indications, and contraindications of each formula, dosage requirements for both large and small animals and information on clinical and pharmacological studies performed with herbal treatments.